Philip P. Perugini

May 26, 1922 - August 9, 2018

Visiting will be held on Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Dorsey, where services will be held on Monday 10:30 at Dorsey Funeral Home, interment to follow at St. Augustine Cemetery.

Philip P. Perugini
May 26, 1922 - August 9, 2018
Philip P. Perugini, a resident of Buchanan and formerly of Ossining died on Thursday August 9, 2018. Phil was born on May 26, 1922, and was the son of Tomaso and Angiolina (Farcucci) Perugini.
Phil was a former resident of St. Joseph orphanage in Peekskill. At the beginning of WW II he enlisted in the US Army and was one of the original “Band of Brothers,” the group of soldiers with the 101st Airborne, 506th Parachute Infantry, with the Easy Company Squad. He parachuted behind enemy lines on D-Day in Normandy. Phil received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the jump.
Upon discharge from the military, Phil worked with the Ossining School District as a custodian until his retirement in June 1984.
Mr. Perugini was a member of the American Legion Parker Bale Post. He enjoyed bowling and golf, and was a very good windmill pitcher in softball.
Mr. Perugini is survived by his former wife, Josephine (Dante) Antonini, his four children Thomas (Suzie), David (Martha), Linda (Fran), and Richard (Carmen), and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Joseph in 1968, a Pearl Harbor survivor.
Visiting will be held on Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Dorsey, where services will be held on Monday 10:30 at Dorsey Funeral Home, interment to follow at St. Augustine Cemetery.

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